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Christening gown

Description

Machine sewn white cotton christening gown w/ machine made lace at collar, cuffs, empire waist, alternating across botton and scalloped along bottom edge. 3 white buttons at back for closure--1 missing. Gathered at empire waist. 3 strips of lace coming down from neckline on front. Puffed shoulders.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1900
Material
cotton (textile)
lace (needlework)
machine sewing (technique)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
Christening
christening gowns
christenings
Cotton
cotton (textile)
GOWN, BAPTISMAL
Lace
lace (needlework)
machine sewing (technique)
Machine Sewn
Accession Number
2000.3
GUSN
26431

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